located 670 km south of Cairo. This ancient city is part
of old “Thebes the Hundred crated” which welcomed visitors
from all the countries of the ancient world. Having
conquered Egypt the Arabs bemused by its tall buildings
and impressive temples called it “El Qusur” meaning “The
Luxor still attracts thousands of visitors from
every where in the world alike who come to admire its
vestiges; each step they take covers an historic era, each
stone recalls a legend.
Sightseeing & Excursions ~ Luxor ~
1- Full Day Tour to West
Bank: Valley of Kings-Deir El Bahari Temple-Colossi of
Memnon and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Eastern bank.
Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the
tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari.
On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which
are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III
facing the Nile. and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
2- Full Day Tour : East Bank: Karnak and Luxor Temple: Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and
the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by
carriage or bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples
built in different reigns.
Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic
columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatchepsut and Tutomosis
III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus
designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the
3- Sound and Light show at the Karnak Temple: The show is at the Karnak Temple. shows in many
languages is as follows:
4- Full Day Tour :
Abydos, and Denderah. Hathoor and Osiris Temples: Morning we drive to Abydos, where the ancient Egyptians
believed the god Egypt for you (lord of the underworld) to
be buried. The paintings of the Gods and Pharaohs on the
walls of the Osiris Temple at Abydos are among the most
beautifully preserved in Egypt. We then continue to
Denderah to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love
Hathor Temple, with
its sacred lake and famous astrological roof, is a
delicately beautiful structure. Hathor is the patroness of
the Ahathoor Temple.
5- Full Day Tour : To Esna: Way to sightseeing. Visit the Temple of Esna, built
during the reign of Thutmose III and dedicated to the
ram-god Khnum whom the ancient Egyptian believed fashioned
man from mud of the Nile on his potter’s wheel.
6- Full day Tour : Esna and Edfu: Travel by car on the East side of the Nile to Esna. At
Esna, cross the Barrage to visit Esna Temple on the West
side, then proceed to Edfu and visit the temple of Horus.
A cold lunch basket is provided.